2021 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

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Staten Island, NY
February 13, 2021

NBIGP Recap: Olli Hoare (3:32) Wins Fast 1500 as Sam Tanner (3:34) Breaks NCAA Record, Ajee’ Wilson Returns & More

What a meet. Olli moved to #7 on the all-time indoor 1500 list and as Sam Tanner broke the NCAA 1500 record with his 3:34.72 in third. There were also wins for Justyn Knight (2-mile) and Heather MacLean (1500), while Ajee’ Wilson made a surprise season debut and won the 800. In the sprints, Trayvon Bromell looked good in winning the 60 (6.50), while Noah Lyles didn’t look quite as good in winning the 200 (20.80). In the headline matchup of the day, Michael Norman edged training partner Rai Benjamin, 45.34 to 45.39, to win a 400 that came down to the wire.

Donavan Brazier (800), Bryce Hoppel (1,000), & Elle Purrier (2-Mile) All Break American Records At 2021 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

The 2021 NBIGP lived up to the hype.

Sydney McLaughlin Has a New Coach, Donavan Brazier Loves the Treadmill & More from the NBIGP Press Conference

McLaughlin is now training partners with Allyson Felix under Bobby Kersee, while Brazier shares what it was like to be quarantined in his Arkansas hotel room for five days recently. Plus updates from Noah LylesRai Benjamin.

NBIGP Preview: The Best US Indoor Meet of 2021 Season Is Saturday

What a track meet. You can make a case that the men's Olympic favorites at 100 (Noah Lyles/Trayvon Bromell), 200 (Lyles), 400 (Michael Norman), and 800 (Donavan Brazier) are all racing in Staten Island this weekend. Plus Sydney McLaughlinShaunae Miller-Uibo, and AR attempts in the 1000 (Bryce Hoppel) & 2-mile (Elle Purrier).

How to Watch the 2021 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

What About The Sport? Wouldn't It Be Nice If Donavan Brazier & Bryce Hoppel Raced Each Other Once This Season?

The two 800m stars will be at the same meet three times in a four-week span -- including Saturday's New Balance Indoor Grand Prix -- but aren't slated to face each other.

Sydney McLaughlin, Noah Lyles and Trayvon Bromell all commit to 2021 New Balance Indoor Grand Prix

The biggest meet of the US indoor season is February 13th and has been moved from Boston to Staten Island. The men's 1500 is loaded with Centrowitz, Wightman and Engels.

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